Climate at a Glance

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West Climate Region

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2001
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1967
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 1992
Ties: 1979, 1988, 2019
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1966 1934
Ties: 1936
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1934
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 1934
Ties: 1959
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1934
Ties: 1907, 1968, 2019
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1956
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1910, 1967, 1969, 1999
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1910
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1991
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1902, 1924, 1958, 1966, 1974, 1991
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1902, 1919, 1965, 1998
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1965 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1910, 1914, 1924, 1929, 1938, 1964, 1973, 1983
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1913, 1917, 1949
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015, 2016
Ties: 1906, 1924, 1925, 1929, 1942, 1966, 1976
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 1920, 1926, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1939, 1952, 1953, 1954
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1913
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1944
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1927, 1929, 1939, 1971

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/